Why he’s here: Hey look, another Astros guy! Houston’s lineup is just packed with elite hitters (we’re not done with that group yet), but Correa just might have the highest upside on that squad. It’s hard to imagine the AL’s best shortstop doesn’t even turn 23 until September. There are not only many All-Star nods in his future, but likely an MVP award or two, too. Correa edges out Zack Cozart and Corey Seager, two NL shortstops who are also having great seasons.
Why he’s here: This was the hardest position to choose, and I won’t fault you for arguing the choice of Ramirez. How closely packed are the guys at the top of this position? Ramirez is second in FanGraphs WAR (3.0) but fifth in Baseball-Reference WAR (2.6). Justin Turner’s hitting .381, but in only 237 PAs because of time spent on the DL. Anthony Rendon got off to a slow start, but starting with his 6-for-6, three-homer, 10-RBI game on April 30, he’s batting .333 with a 1.148 OPS. Nolan Arenado has been his typical spectacular self. Kris Bryant, Jake Lamb, Miguel Sano, Travis Shaw and Jedd Gyorko have been really good. Mike Moustakas has 20 homers. You get the point.
The third overall pick by Washington in 2013, Porter posted career-high averages of 13.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 51.6 percent shooting from the field and 43.4 Cheap Pro Jerseys percent 3-point shooting in 2016-17.
Porter became a serious 3-point threat, increasing his shooting from behind the arc from 36.7 percent from the season before. He started 80 games and became a third scoring threat to complement John Wall and Bradley Beal.
After going scoreless in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Boston, Porter finished his season strong by bouncing back with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 7 loss.
Porter was ranked No. 8 on the list of top available free agents this Cheap Qld State Of Origin Jerseys offseason compiled by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton.